MCQ Questions for Class 10 Geography: Ch 7 Lifelines of National Economy

MCQ Questions for Class 10 Geography: Ch 7 Lifelines of National Economy

1. Which of the following types of roads received special impetus under the Pradhan Mantri Grameen Sadak Yojana?
(a) National Highways
(b) State Highways
(c) Rural Roads
(d) District Roads
► (c) Rural Roads

2. Which of the following modes of transport would you find in higherareas of mountainous regions like the Himalayas?
(a) Railways
(b) Roadways
(c) Inland waterways
(d) Airways
► (b) Roadways

3. The means for the movement of goodsand services from their supply locations to demand locations can be termed as which of the following?
(a) Capital
(b) Traders
(c) Transport system
(d) Power supply
► (c) Transport system

4. When and between which two stations did the first train of India steam off?
(a) Kolkata to Raniganj, 1874
(b) Mumbai to Thane, 1853
(c) Mumbai to Ahmedabad, 1854
(d) Chennai to Arkonam, 1856
► (b) Mumbai to Thane, 1853

5. India has one of the largest networks of which of the following modes of transport?
(a) Roadways
(b) Railways
(c) Waterways
(d) Pipelines
► (a) Roadways

6. Which of the following are the primary road systems of our country?
(a) National Highways
(b) State Highways
(c) District roads
(d) Border roads
► (a) National Highways

7. Which of the following is the busiest railway junction in Northern India?
(a) Ambala
(b) New Delhi
(c) Lucknow
(d) Amritsar
► (b) New Delhi

8. The National Highway No.1 is also known by which of the following names?
(a) Mahatma Gandhi Road
(b) Sher Shah Suri Marg
(c) Red Road
(d) Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
► (b) Sher Shah Suri Marg

9. In which region air travel is extended to the common people through a special provision?
(a) Northern States
(b) North - western States
(c) North - Eastern States
(d) South - Western States
► (c) North - Eastern States

10. Which of the following National Highways is the longest in the country?
(a) National Highway No. 8
(b) National Highway No. 7
(c) National Highway No. 4
(d) National Highway No. 2
► (b) National Highway No. 7

11. Which of the following means of transportation is used to transport crude oil, petroleum products and natural gas?
(a) Roadways
(b) Railways
(c) Pipelines
(d) Waterways
► (c) Pipelines

12. Which of the following was the first port to be developed soon after Independence?
(a) Mumbai
(b) Kolkata
(c) Paradip
(d) Kandla
► (d) Kandla

13. Which of the following is the headquarter for the South-Eastern Railway and Eastern Railway Zones?
(a) Kolkata
(b) Kharagpur
(c) Bhubaneshwar
(d) Mumbai
► (a) Kolkata

14. Which one of the following types of communication service in India is the largest in the world?
(a) Postal network
(b) Television network
(c) Internet services
(d) Radio broadcasting
► (a) Postal network

15. Which of the following modes of transport is fuel efficient and environment friendly?
(a) Roadways
(b) Railways
(c) Airways
(d) Waterways
► (d) Waterways

16. Which of the following is the oldest artificial port and the second most important port of the country?
(a) Mumbai port
(b) Kandla port
(c) Chennai port
(d) Ennore port
► (c) Chennai port

17. Which of the following networks of pipeline bring mineral oil to the refinery of Barauni and petrochemical complex of Haldia?
(a) Pipeline from Upper Assam oilfields to Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)
(b) Pipeline from Salaya in Gujarat to Jalandhar in Punjab
(c) Hazira-Bijaipur-Jagdishpur Pipeline
(d) Pipeline from Mumbai High to Trombay
► (a) Pipeline from Upper Assam oilfields to Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)

18. Which of the following airlines is the nationalised airline of India?
(a) Air India
(b) Jet Airways
(c) Kingfisher Airline
(d)Indigo
► (a) Air India

19. Which of the following is the cheapest mode of transport?
(a) Roadways
(b) Railways
(c) Waterways
(d) Airways
► (c) Waterways

20. Which of the following airlines is the nationalised airline of India?
(a) Air India
(b) Jet Airways
(c) Kingfisher Airline
(d) Indigo
► (a) Air India

21. 95 percent of India’s trade volume (68 percent in terms of value) is carried on through which of the following transportation routes?
(a) Roadways
(b) Railways
(c) Sea routes
(d) Inland waterways
► (c) Sea routes

22. In recent years, India is earning large foreign exchange through the export of which of the following?
(a) Ores and Minerals
(b) Information Technology
(c) Agricultural Products
(d) Electrical goods
► (b) Information Technology

23. Which one of the following modes of transportation reduces tran-shipment losses and delays in the supply of petroleum and gases?
(a) Railways
(b) Roadways
(c) Pipeline
(d) Waterways
► (c) Pipeline

24. Which one of the following is not true regarding the sea ports of India?
(a) Mumbai is the biggest port with a spacious natural and well sheltered harbour.
(b) Tuticorin Port in Tamil Nadu has a natural harbour and hinterland.
(c) Vishakhapatnam is the deepest landlocked and well protected port.
(d) Chennai is an inland riverine port.
► (d) Chennai is an inland riverine port.

25. Which one of the following groups of cities is connected by the National Highway No. 1?
(a) Delhi - Amritsar
(b) Delhi - Kolkata
(c) Delhi - Mumbai
(d) Varanasi - Kanyakumari
► (a) Delhi - Amritsar

26. The largest number of newspapers published in India are in which of the following languages?
(a) Hindi
(b) English
(c) Urdu
(d) Marathi
► (a) Hindi

27. Which is the extreme south-western port located at the entrance of a lagoon with a natural harbour?
(a) Tuticorin
(b) Chennai
(c) Kochi
(d) New Mangalore
► (c) Kochi

28. The helicopter services to Oil and Natural Commission in its offshore operations are provided by:
(a) Air India
(b) Indian Airlines
(c) Pawanhans helicopters
(d) Alliance Air
► (c) Pawanhans helicopters

29. Which one of the following is considered as the First Class Mail by the Indian postal network?
(a) Cards and envelopes
(b) Registered periodicals
(c) Book packets
(d) Registered newspapers
► (a) Cards and envelopes

30. Which one of the following modes of transportation reduces tran-shipment losses and delays in the supply of petroleum and gases?
(a) Railways
(b) Roadways
(c) Pipeline
(d) Waterways
► (c) Pipeline

31. Which one of the following is the premier iron ore exporting sea port of the country?
(a) New Mangalore
(b) Vishakhapatnam
(c) Marmagao
(d) Paradip
► (c) Marmagao

32. National Highways are constructed and maintained by:
(a) NHAI
(b) CPWD
(c) SPWD
(d) BRO
► (b) CPWD

33. Which one of the following ports is the deepest land - locked and well protected port along the east coast?
(a) Chennai
(b) Paradip
(c) Tuticorin
(d) Vishakhapatnam
► (d) Vishakhapatnam

34. Which one of the following is the oldest artificial port of the country?
(a) Tuticorin
(b) Vishakhapatnam
(c) Chennai
(d) Mumbai
► (c) Chennai

35. Which one of the following pair of cities is connected by NH-7?
(a) Delhi-Amritsar
(b) Delhi-Kolkata
(c) Delhi-Mumbai
(d) Varanasi-Kanyakumari
► (d) Varanasi-Kanyakumari

36. National Waterway No. 1 is navigable between which of the following places?
(a) Between Sadiya and Dhubri
(b) Between Allahabad and Haldia
(c) Between Kottapuram and Komman
(d) Between  Udyogamandal  and Champakkara
► (b) Between Allahabad and Haldia

37. STD refers to:
(a) Sururban Telephone Dialling
(b) Subsciber Trunk Dialling
(c) Social Telephone Distributor
(d) Speed Telephone Dialling
► (b) Subsciber Trunk Dialling

38. Which two extreme locations are connected  by  the  North-South Corridor?
(a) Amritsar and Tuticorin
(b) Srinagar and Tiruvananthapuram
(c) Srinagar and Tuticorin
(d) Srinagar and Kanyakumari
► (d) Srinagar and Kanyakumari

39. The HVJ natural gas pipeline connects?
(a) Hazira, Vijaipur, Jagdishpur
(b) Hazira, Bareli, Jemshedpur
(c) Hazira, Bokaro, Jaipur
(d) None of these
► (a) Hazira, Vijaipur, Jagdishpur

40. Which one of the following ports was developed in order to relieve the pressure of Kolkata port?
(a) Paradip port
(b) Tuticorin port
(c) Haldia port
(d) Chennai port
► (c) Haldia port

41. Which is the first class mail from the following?
(a) Book packets
(b) Registered newspapers
(c) Periodicals
(d) Envelopes
► (d) Envelopes

42. Which one of the following ports is a tidal port?
(a) Mumbai
(b) New Mangalore port
(c) Kandla
(d) Vishakhapatnam
► (c) Kandla
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